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Any discussion of Shakespeares life is bound to be loaded with superlatives In the course of a quarter century Shakespeare wrote some thirty-eight plays Taken individually several of them are among the worlds finest written works taken collectively they establish Shakespeare as the foremost literary talent of his own Elizabethan Age and even more impressively as a genius whose creative achievement has never been surpassed in any age In light of Shakespeares stature and the passage of nearly four centuries since his death it is not surprising that hundreds of Shakespeare biographies have been written in all of the worlds major languages Scanning this panorama most accounts of the Bards life and certainly the majority of modern studies are contextual in the sense that they place the figure of Shakespeare against the rich tapestry of his Age or Times or Society This characteristic approach to Shakespeare biography is actually a matter of necessity for without such fleshing out into historical social and literary settings the skeletal character of what we know about Shakespeare from primary sources would make for slim
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